ALK Launches CoPilot Enterprise SDK

ALK Technologies, which provides navigation, routing, mileage and mapping software, has unveiled an enterprise Software Developer Kit (SDK) that allows CoPilot Live and CoPilot Truck navigation software to be integrated into professional mobile solutions running on the Android platform.

“We are seeing increasing Android demand, both in terms of end-customer requirements and channel partner solutions,” says Dan Popkin, vice president, CoPilot Division at ALK Technologies. “The development of an API set and SDK enabling our enterprise solutions, CoPilot Live Professional and CoPilot Truck Professional, to be integrated with third party applications on the Android platform, enables our partners to address this significant market opportunity now.”

By integrating CoPilot navigation and routing into mobile workforce management and telematics solutions, ALK says that corporations can achieve a rapid and proven return on investment. The CoPilot Android SDK provides seamless 2-way communications to the navigation application, enabling fully automated destination entry, better visibility of mobile resources and improved customer service through accurate and monitored arrival times.    
In addition to Android tablets and smartphones, CoPilot Live Professional and CoPilot Truck Professional are available for established enterprise platforms, including Windows Embedded and WinCE, and Apple iOS.